News Democrat Leader- RSS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/ http://newsdemocratleader.com/ Wed, 1 Oct 2014 12:53:21 EST 1800 Transient arrested for Russellville murder http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/150003083/Transient-arrested-for-Russellville-murder A 51-year-old transient man was arrested Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, in Jeffersonville, Ind., in connection with the murder of 36-year-old Brad Rigney just over nine months ago. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:15:11 EST Rhea Stadium has big night http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50802950/Rhea-Stadium-has-big-night Rhea Stadium was full Friday night for the Russellville High School football team's clash with traditional rival Franklin-Simpson, but many were also on hand just to witness the celebration of the venerable stadium's 75th... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:27:11 EST Citizen complains about debris in roads http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50798871/Citizen-complains-about-debris-in-roads Local citizen Edward Taylor attended a Logan County Fiscal Court meeting Tuesday, Sept. 23, unfortunately, he may have been barking up the wrong tree as he complained about debris in the city streets of Russellville. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:15:08 EST Logan County Burden Bearers receives $2,500 from fiscal court http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50799060/Logan-County-Burden-Bearers-receives-$2500-from-fiscal-court The community has several very helpful organizations who step up and provide free services to give those a lending hand when needed. The Logan County Burden Bearers are one of those groups made up of godly men who are mostly pastors volunteering their... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:14:18 EST Lack of Medical Examiner in Madisonville send coroners back to Louisville http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50799556/Lack-of-Medical-Examiner-in-Madisonville-send-coroners-back-to-Louisville It looks as if the coroners in western Kentucky are having to drive longer distances once again when needing to transport a body for an autopsy, and Logan County's coroner is no exception. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:13:08 EST State numbers rise at detention center, hopes form they stay climbing http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50800360/State-numbers-rise-at-detention-center-hopes-form-they-stay-climbing Jim Ray, acting jailer for the Logan County Detention Center, reported 132 inmates at the jail as of Tuesday, Sept. 23 with 52 being classified as state inmates. The state count is the highest it has been in some time, which saves the county and... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:12:08 EST Arrest made in December murder case http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50800905/Arrest-made-in-December-murder-case Almost nine months to the day after 36-year-old Brad Rigney was found dead in his Russellville home, an arrest has been made in the case, according to Russellville Police Department detective Kenneth Edmonds. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:50:11 EST Weed control options for pastures following a dry summer http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_agricultural/50778913/Weed-control-options-for-pastures-following-a-dry-summer Dry weather conditions in many parts of Kentucky this past summer may have resulted in grazed pastures with areas of thin vegetative cover and bare soil. Many of these areas already have evidence of weedy vegetation such as common ragweed and other... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:28:17 EST Woodall receives Josh Moore Scholarship http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle/50798256/Woodall-receives-Josh-Moore-Scholarship Savanna Woodall, a graduate of Logan County High School was the recipient of the 2014 Josh Moore Scholarship. Savanna is the daughter of Marion and Gail Woodall and is attending South Central Kentucky Community and Technical College. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:58:04 EST Logan County Jail Report http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50797432/Logan-County-Jail-Report Bertha, Larry D.- 09/19/2014- parole violation (for technical violation) bond: 0Bray, Shelley- 09/18/2014- court-no paperwork yet bond: 0 Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:08:09 EST I don’t understand because I don’t understand http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/50754895/I-dont-understand-because-I-dont-understand In 1993, a little girl, dressed like a little boy, crossed the Mexican border, along with her parents, into the United States. The parents gave her sleeping pills so she would be quiet and still, to not attract attention to herself. They entered... Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:27:09 EST Annual Red River Meeting House Meeting http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle/50755094/Annual-Red-River-Meeting-House-Meeting We were so happy to welcome many new faces to our annual dinner. It was a large crowd with more food than we could ever eat. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:36:12 EST Logan County Farm Bureau holds annual meeting http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_agricultural/50754586/Logan-County-Farm-Bureau-holds-annual-meeting The Logan County Farm Bureau held its annual meeting Sept. 13 at the Logan County Extension Office. Following the meal catered by the Logan County FFA, President Jeremy Robertson presided over the program and business meeting. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:16:09 EST Eager to Stone http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50751259/Eager-to-Stone In a short description of Anne Hutchinson, Puritan prophet (1591-1643), Robert Ellsberg commented about the Puritans: “Rarely was there ever such a concentration of persons so godly, so sober, and so eager to cast the first stone. Among the most... Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:23:10 EST 2014 Festival Steering Committee http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news/50748468/2014-Festival-Steering-Committee Sandra Kinser – ChairpersonPaige Dockins—Co-ChairLaurie BelcherHolli BrownJimmy DavenportRichard EstesDarlene GoochRachel HanceTeresa Hendrix Fri, 26 Sep 2014 09:23:08 EST Adairville News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50767506/Adairville-News Oh what a night. My class of 1969 held their 45th class reunion this past Saturday night at 5 Chefs in Portland. Then we left there and went to Sumner Crest Winery to dance and/or listen to music of 4 on the Floor, who played music from our era. Our... Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:00:04 EST Magistrates look into tax ordinance, incorporated farms affected http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50765627/Magistrates-look-into-tax-ordinance-incorporated-farms-affected Recent questions from accountants, as well as a farming business in south Logan County, have sparked magistrates to look into one of the county's ordinances pertaining to occupational net profit taxes on capital gains for the sale of goods,... Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:24:04 EST Hub happy with working budget http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50765290/Hub-happy-with-working-budget At this week's Logan County school board meeting, the working budget for the current school year was accepted and Superintendent Kevin Hub said he was happy with it despite not having worked on it personally. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:22:18 EST Community Thanksgiving planning begins http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50766575/Community-Thanksgiving-planning-begins It may be only September, but Thanksgiving will be here before you know it.And that is why planning for the 17th annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner will begin next week. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:12:08 EST Fugitive from another state caught in Logan http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50764728/Fugitive-from-another-state-caught-in-Logan The Logan County Sheriff's Department nabbed a fugitive from another state Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, in Russellville, putting him back behind bars. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:28:10 EST